Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, August 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1981
1-Month
4.95"
(125.73mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1980
Jul–Aug 1981
2-Month
8.34"
(211.84mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1900
Jun–Aug 1981
3-Month
13.43"
(341.12mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1979 1910
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Ties: 1912
May–Aug 1981
4-Month
15.36"
(390.14mm)
15.29"
(388.37mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Ties: 2022
Apr–Aug 1981
5-Month
19.62"
(498.35mm)
17.92"
(455.17mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1979 1988
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1993
Mar–Aug 1981
6-Month
20.32"
(516.13mm)
19.72"
(500.89mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1993
Feb–Aug 1981
7-Month
22.77"
(578.36mm)
20.75"
(527.05mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1938
Jan–Aug 1981
8-Month
22.90"
(581.66mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2017
Dec 1980–Aug 1981
9-Month
23.87"
(606.30mm)
23.16"
(588.26mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1976 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2017
Nov 1980–Aug 1981
10-Month
24.64"
(625.86mm)
25.14"
(638.56mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1976 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Oct 1980–Aug 1981
11-Month
26.52"
(673.61mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1976 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Sep 1980–Aug 1981
12-Month
32.72"
(831.09mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Mar 1980–Aug 1981
18-Month
54.23"
(1,377.44mm)
51.04"
(1,296.42mm)
3.19"
(81.02mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2017
Sep 1979–Aug 1981
24-Month
63.80"
(1,620.52mm)
62.69"
(1,592.33mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Sep 1978–Aug 1981
36-Month
98.81"
(2,509.77mm)
94.00"
(2,387.60mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Sep 1977–Aug 1981
48-Month
135.32"
(3,437.13mm)
125.25"
(3,181.35mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Sep 1976–Aug 1981
60-Month
162.85"
(4,136.39mm)
156.50"
(3,975.10mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/